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Unformatted text preview: 3.3. Hearing Loss 3.3.1. Conduction deafness- happens when the bones in the ear don’t transmit sounds waves to the cochlea 3.3.2. Nerve Deafness- results from damage to the structures that receive and transmit the impulses (the cochlea) 4. Cutaneous Senses-Skin senses 4.1. Pain- Pain receptors are nerve endings that travel to the spinal cord.- Pain is mediated by sensation and emotion. 4.2. Ways of decreasing pain 4.2.1. Placebo Effect 4.2.2. Endorphins-chemicals released by the nervous system. 5. Chemical Senses 5.1. Taste- Detects chemicals on the tongue 5.1.1. Taste buds- Located on the folds on the surface of the tongue 5.1.2. Taste Receptors- Located in the taste buds. 5.2. Smell 5.2.1. Olfaction-another term of the sense of smell 5.2.2. Pheromones- Chemicals that animals release into the environment to communicate....
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- Spring '08
- Taste Receptors- Located, Pain- Pain receptors, Vision Receptors-specialized neurons